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After the 1944 massacre in Civitella, a captain and a priest arrived to bring consolation and material support

Fr Aloysius Schmitt, the first US chaplain to be killed in the Second World War, had a ship named in his honour

Fr Scheipers, imprisoned in Dachau, was viewed by the Nazis as a ‘fanatical proponent of the Catholic Church’

The story of Fr Goldmann is the perfect Confirmation present

Mixing war, smartphones and the legend of Glastonbury, The Secret of Glaston Tor is an exciting tale

Countless Catholics suffered greatly for their faith. Here are nine of the most heroic

Was the Battle of Britain worth it?

As the 75th anniversary of the airborne battle is celebrated, Britain is still deluded about the terrible mistakes made by the country’s wartime leaders

A priest views the Second World War as ‘a holy war fought for multiple and mixed motives’

An English translation of Dietrich von Hildebrand’s documentation of Hitler’s evil makes for inspiring reading

Bishops deferred to authority and priests and seminarians mainly followed suit. The lesson? That we must always speak out when our conscience is challenged